Emachines Broadcom 802.11b PCMCIA Driver Download

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The Broadcom 802.11b PCMCIA is a network device manufactured by Emachines. Issues like weak Wi-Fi signal, slow DNS lookup, duplicate IP addresses, slow network and excessive CPU usage can be solved by updating this driver. Visitors have downloaded this file "Emachines_M6805_M6807_Wireless.zip" 1,265 times with an aggregate rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 3.4 MB.

17 Ratings

Supported Models


Broadcom 54g MaxPerformance 802.11g

Broadcom 802.11a

Broadcom 802.11a/g

Broadcom 802.11b

Broadcom 802.11b PCMCIA




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 95

File Name

Versions (2003-07-17) via .inf

Additional Notes

For Emachines. work on model 6809, 6807 After extracting Run setup, after you will have to install it manualy in device manager, tested and working fine!:)

Uploaded By

Marc (DG Member) on 11-Jul-2005

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
layout.bin 417 bytes 17 Jul 2003
bcm43xx.cat 8.2 KB 4 Dec 2003
Setup.ini 2.0 KB 17 Jul 2003
bcmwl5.inf 279.7 KB 3 Dec 2003
Setup.exe 168.4 KB 17 Jul 2003
BCMWLD9X.EXE 48.2 KB 17 Jul 2003
bcmwlhom.exe 45.1 KB 17 Jul 2003
bcmwltry.exe 483.3 KB 17 Jul 2003
ikernel.ex_ 344.9 KB 17 Jul 2003
bcmwlntp.sys 9.6 KB 17 Jul 2003
bcmwl5a.inf 21.9 KB 3 Dec 2003
wltrysvc.exe 45.1 KB 17 Jul 2003
bcmwlhom.ini 1.9 KB 25 Nov 2003
bcmwlcpl.cpl 745.5 KB 17 Jul 2003
data1.cab 2.3 MB 17 Jul 2003
bcmwlu00.exe 143.4 KB 17 Jul 2003
data2.cab 512 bytes 17 Jul 2003
bcmwld2k.exe 57.3 KB 17 Jul 2003
bcm42rly.vxd 13.4 KB 17 Jul 2003
bcmwl5.sys 265.7 KB 17 Jul 2003

How to Update Broadcom 802.11b PCMCIA Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Broadcom 802.11b PCMCIA driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Emachines Broadcom 802.11b PCMCIA into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Emachines Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Emachines website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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